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Spark
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152 votes

Why do Computer Science degrees contain a high proportion of mathematics?

138 votes

Will my cancer ruin my chances of going to graduate school in math?

120 votes
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Is there any problem with students seeing faculty naked in university gym?

112 votes

Why is getting a PhD considered "financially irresponsible" by some people?

98 votes

Professor behaving oddly, but I don't want to persecute him

92 votes
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How to structure presentation to avoid getting questions that will be answered later in the presentation?

83 votes

Rampant sharing of authorship among colleagues in the name of "collaboration". Is not taking part in it a death knell for a future in academia?

83 votes

Am I being exploited by my supervisor?

82 votes
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How to respond to an upset student?

80 votes
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When does "copying" a math diagram become plagiarism?

75 votes

Should I be an author on another PhD student's paper if I went to their meetings and gave advice?

71 votes

How to judge a Ph.D. applicant that arrives "out of thin air"

66 votes

Advisor asked for my entire slide presentation so she could give the presentation at an international conference

62 votes

Are lay articles good enough to be the main source of information for PhD research?

58 votes
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Taking my Ph.D. advisor out for dinner after graduation

58 votes

How to educate bachelor and master exchange students from Asia?

47 votes

My master’s thesis’ results will be published without my consent. What should I do?

34 votes

What is the most likely cause of short, quick, and useless reviews?

32 votes
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How flexible are number-of-pages submission guidelines for conferences?

30 votes
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Should I accept this unfunded offer from my dream school or wait for funded offers?

30 votes

Can I back out a tenure track faculty offer?

29 votes

I uploaded my test questions to a website (so I could cheat), but then thought better of it and didn't use the answers. How to proceed?

29 votes
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How can I apologize to my former research professor whom I ghosted?

28 votes

Could anyone judge whether or not what I have experienced are types of abuse?

28 votes

Why would a small paper (10 pages) with an important result take over a year to get accepted?

25 votes
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How to say no to more work as a PhD student so I can graduate

25 votes

Is there any way to do good research without people noticing or follow up on my work?

24 votes

How serious is plagiarism in a master’s thesis?

24 votes

Necessity of tenure for lifetime academic research

23 votes

First year Math PhD student; My problem solving skill has been completely atrophied and continues to decline

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